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Tóibín, Peadar

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. Nbr.


An Ghaeilge agus An Ghaeltacht: Ráitis (Continued)

Is tábhachtach agus is luachmhar le muintir na hÉireann an Ghaeilge toisc gur cuid bhunúsach dínn í. Ceanglaíonn sí lenár dtimpeallacht muid. Is stór saibhir de litríocht, ealaíon, amhránaíocht, ...More Button

Tá muidne in Aontú ag iarradh go mbeadh sí mar theanga phobail, theaghlaigh, chairde, ghnó, theicneolaíochta, agus oideachais. Nuair a bunaíodh ár ngluaiseacht dhá bhliain ó shin, chuireamar an ...More Button

Ba mhaith linn go mbeadh a fhios ag teaghlaigh atá ag smaoineamh ar a gcuid páistí a thógáil le Gaeilge go bhfuil todhchaí gheal bhríomhar i ndán don teanga. Cuideoimid le líon na gcainteoir agu...More Button

Gan an Ghaeltacht, cailleann an Ghaeilge go leor den doimhneacht agus den saibhreas a bhaineann léi. Mura mbíonn an Ghaeilge ina teanga phobail, beidh todhchaí chéad teanga na tíre seo i mbaol, ...More Button

Níl an tacaíocht ann do na clanna atá ag smaoineamh a gcuid páistí a thógáil le Gaeilge. Níl na poist ann. Tá Údarás na Gaeltachta ina chol ceathrar bocht i gcomparáid le Enterprise Ireland agus ...More Button

Molaim an obair atá á dhéanamh ag na comharchumainn. Cúpla bliain ó shin chuaigh mé go gach Gaeltacht sa tír chun bualadh le gach comharchumann. Tá siad ag déanamh sárobair ach dúirt gach ceann...More Button

Bhí mé ag caint leis an Aire Stáit, an Teachta Chambers, cúpla seachtain ó shin faoi “urban Gaeltachts” nó “commuter Gaeltachts” a chruthú sa tír seo. Tá go leor Gaeltachtaí cosúil leis an Spidé...More Button

D’fhreastail mé ar an gCoiste um Fhorfheidhmiú Chomhaontú Aoine an Chéasta inné. Bhí Conradh na Gaeilge ag déanamh cur i láthair ann agus bhí siad ag caint faoin gconradh comhaontú NDNA sa Tuais...More Button

Aontaím leis an Teachta Ó Cuív agus an Teachta Bríd Smith faoi Raidió Rí-Rá, TG4 agus RTÉ. Is rudaí éasca agus úsáideacha iad seo. Ba cheart don Rialtas níos mó airgid a thabhairt do TG4. Ba c...More Button

Reopening Schools and Leaving Certificate Examinations: Statements (Continued)

The management of this crisis has been enormously difficult for the Minister, the Department and teachers and parents around the country. It is probably one of the biggest impacts that has been ex...More Button

It has been indicated the leaving certificate examination is likely to change in structure this year, but the structure remains very nebulous for many. Parents and students have been contacting ...More Button

The Easter holidays are just around the corner for students.More Button

Practical examinations in geography are another outstanding issue that students do not yet have their heads around. These issues are up in the air for students and, as a result, students are not...More Button

I want to speak about the Irish language. There have been reports to say that the oral element of the Irish language will be reduced in content. As seo amach, ní bheidh an méid marcanna céanna ...More Button

Will the Minister give some detail to the 20,000 students with additional needs who have not been able to return to school, from third class upwards? It is bizarre and shocking that we do not ha...More Button

Banking Sector: Statements (Continued)

Tógfaidh mise ceithre nóiméad go leith.More Button

There is a banking crisis unfolding before our eyes in real time in this country. It is one for which the Minister, his party and the Government are in large part responsible. I have listened as,...More Button

The crisis is happening for a number of reasons. The main reason is the unbelievably uncompetitive banking market that exists in Ireland. This is a threat to staff, customers, small businesses,...More Button

I have listened to the Minister say all night that he cannot do this and he cannot do that. I do not expect him to direct any bank to do anything, but he is responsible for the structure of the ...More Button

Yesterday, I spoke to the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform in the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure, Reform, and Taoiseach. He admitted to me that the Governmen...More Button

We come in here and listen to non-stop platitudes about the post offices and credit unions, yet there are no plans at this moment of crisis in the banking industry for the Government to increase th...More Button

Does the Minister accept that he is the Minister with responsibility for the structure of the banking market? Does he have any plan to set up a stakeholder public banking system? Does he have a...More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic Supports

Asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise, Trade and Employment: when eligible businesses can apply for the Covid-19 business aid scheme.More Button

Driver Test

Asked the Minister for Transport: the plans he is putting in place to allow driver test applicants to take their theory test; the way in which he plans to deal with the backlog; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button

Covid-19 Pandemic

Asked the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage: if traffic and parking wardens are categorised as essential workers.More Button

Asked the Minister for Health: the number and the proportion of Covid-19 transmissions that occurred according to research in churches; and the reason he decided to go beyond all other European countries in terms of church closu...More Button

Vaccination Programme

Asked the Minister for Health: if he made efforts to procure Covid-19 vaccines outside of the EU procurement process.More Button